EU demands Russia urgently hands over all information on Novichok nerve agent programme
The EU has demanded that the Russian government hand over for scrutiny all information about the nerve agent that allegedly poisoned a former spy on British soil.
16:09 19 March
EU starts retaliation process against U.S. tariffs
The European Commission called for industry views on Friday on a list of U.S. products it will subject to import tariffs, the first step towards measures to counter planned U.S. taxes on European steel and aluminum, APA reports quoting Reuters.
23:58 16 March
EU to propose 3 percent digital tax on turnover of large firms: draft
Large companies with significant digital revenues in the European Union could face a 3 percent tax on their turnover under a draft proposal from the European Commission seen by Reuters, APA reports quoting Reuters.
22:23 15 March
Romania sees Azerbaijan as a country contributing to regional stability – vice prime minister - UPDATED
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received Vice Prime Minister of Romania Ana Birchall.
15:25 13 March
Mammadyarov: We’d like to see how EU provides practical support to Azerbaijan and its trade corridors
Baku-Tbilisi-Kars will open opportunities for Asian and European counties. This is a significant tie for increase of Afghanistan’s trade potential in Lapis Lazuli trade and transit corridor and its connection with Europe, Azerbaijani Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov said at the Baku International Conference on the role of MPs in strengthening economic cooperation and cultural ties along the Silk Road held by OSCE PA Silk Road Support Group.
14:39 13 March
Euro zone to unlock new loans to Greece, working on debt relief
Euro zone creditors are expected to disburse new loans to Greece this month and are working on debt relief measures, the head of the bloc’s finance ministers said on Monday, steps that should help underpin its economic recovery, APA reports quoting Reuters
04:30 13 March
Britain funds export of CSeries jets in aftermath of trade row
Britain has thrown financial support for the first time behind exports of Bombardier (BBDb.TO) CSeries jets part-built by Northern Ireland workers caught up in a recent trade row, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:22 11 March
“AzerTelecom” attends Mobile World Congress
The top management of “AzerTelecom” LLC, a backbone internet provider connecting Azerbaijan to the international internet network,attendedthe GSMA Mobile World Congress organized in Barcelona, Spain in February 26-March 1.
12:07 07 March
OSCE/ODIHR election observation mission to start working in Azerbaijan on March 8
The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) will start working in Azerbaijan on March 8, said Mazahir Panahov, Chairman of the country’s Central Election Commission (CEC), APA reports.
11:48 07 March
EU eyes tax on tech giants closer to 2 percent than 6 percent of revenue
The European Union this month will unveil plans to tax large global tech companies’ revenue at a rate in the 2-to-6-percent range, though more likely closer to 2 than to 6 percent, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said in a newspaper interview, APA reports quoting Reuters.
05:28 04 March
Chingiz Asgarov: ECHR admits Azerbaijan’s electoral legislation serves democracy
Azerbaijan’s obligation before international organizations also has to do with the holding of free and transparent elections, and Protocol 1 of the European Convention reflects the legislative body’s obligation in respect of elections, said Chingiz Asgarov, Azerbaijan’s authorized representative to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).
10:48 27 February
Oil hits two-week high on share market recovery, Mideast tensions
Oil prices hit their highest level in nearly two weeks on Monday, lifted by a global equity market recovery and tensions in the Middle East, although concerns of rising U.S. production tempered gains, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:21 20 February
Ilham Aliyev: Armenia’s hypocritical position is key impediment to achieving progress in Karabakh talks - UPDATED
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus Toivo Klaar.
13:54 19 February
Turkish, Iraqi PMs stress cooperation against terrorism
The Turkish and Iraqi premiers, on the sidelines of Munich Security Conference on Saturday, stressed cooperation in the fight against terrorist groups, APA reports quoting AA.
23:34 17 February
54th Munich Security Conference to start today
The 54th Munich Security Conference will kick off today.
10:23 16 February
Europe ready to discuss Iran’s joining SGC - Maros Sefcovic
Europe wants rich countries in natural resources to join the Southern Gas Corridor, European Commission Vice-President for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic said at the press conference dedicated to the 4th Ministerial Meeting of the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC) Advisory Council.
18:51 15 February
Maros Sefcovic: We’ll feel safer when SGC provides Europe with energy
‘Our main goal is to ensure transparency in relations among the sides participating in field of the energy supply’, European Commission Vice-President for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic said at the press conference dedicated to the 4th Ministerial Meeting of the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC) Advisory Council.
18:19 15 February
Maros Sefcovic: Turkmenistan’s joining SGC is being discussed
I can confirm that we are in contact with representatives of Turkmenistan’s government, European Commission Vice-President for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic said at the press conference dedicated to the 4th Ministerial Meeting of the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC) Advisory Council.
17:54 15 February
Sefcovic: Southern Gas Corridor project is of strategic importance
Southern Gas Corridor project is of strategic importance, European Commission Vice-President for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic said at the 4th Ministerial Meeting of the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC) Advisory Council.
15:04 15 February
Maros Sefcovic: EIB has allocated the largest amount of funds ever for the SGC
The Southern Gas Corridor is of strategic importance for Europe, the European Commission Vice-President for Energy Union, co-chair of SGC Advisory Council Maros Sefcovic The 4th Ministerial Meeting of the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC) Advisory Council.
11:59 15 February